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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Fleming Schrimsher

(1839 - 1902)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a married farmer from Huntsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company F, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present with his Company in engagements from First to Second Manassas.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Present with his Company in action in most engagements to Chickamauga, GA where he was wounded on 19 September 1863. No additional record.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1, which has him as William F. Schrimscher. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Caroline Schrimsher, widow, filed for pension #37452, unknown date.

Birth

03/23/1839; Limestone County, AL

Death

10/15/1902 Limestone County, AL; burial in Cummings Cemetery, East Limestone, AL

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15660]